Winter Workshop Schedule

The Winter 2013 Social Theory Workshop Schedule

January  10 – Wendy Brown

Class of 1936 First Professor of Political Science, The University of California, Berkeley

“Citizens Sacrificed: Austerity Politics and the Inversion of the Neoliberal Social Contract”

Reception to follow. Advance registration required. Email
This event is co-sponsored by the Chicago Center for Contemporary Theory (3CT) and thePolitical Theory Workshop

January 31 – David Spreen, PhD Candidate, The University of Michigan

“The Class Enemy Across the River Jordan: Anti-Fascism, Anti-Capitalism and Place in the West German New Left 1965-1970”

February 14 –Jake Werner, PhD Candidate, History, The University of Chicago

“The Remaking of Shanghai’s Urban Space, 1949-1958”

February 21 – Harry Harootunian

Adjunct Senior Research Scholar, Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University and Professor Emeritus of History and East Asian Studies, New York University

“De-provincializing Marxism”

March 7 – Atiya Khan, PhD Candidate, Political Science, The University of Chicago

“The 1968 Student-Labor Uprising in Pakistan: The Limits of the Politics of Audacity and Militancy.”

All papers will be distributed in advance of the workshops via the Social Theory Workshop list serv. To join this list serv go to: and search for “Social Theory”
All events will take place at 6pm in Wilder House (5811 S. Kenwood Ave)
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